Other Countries

Japan, Feb 2020

27/02 – BREAKING – Japan closes ALL schools, colleges and high schools across the country from March 2 until spring because of #COVID19 – Prime Minster Abe

25/2 – Medical staff in Japan harassed for carrying ‘germs’ after tending to coronavirus patients

  • Frontline health workers have reported being shunned by their own bosses and colleagues, and their children have been told to stay away from school
  • The abuse of workers who have risked their lives to save others is a breach of human rights, the Japanese Association for Disaster Medicine says

https://www.scmp.com/week-asia/health-environment/article/3052274/medical-staff-japan-harassed-carrying-germs-after?fbclid=IwAR1q1RFdoXv83LB9JozIdPuN-0v-XIPnydjSP2EyVTAZh7FLbTc6pzU-hDE

24/2 – Hokkaido woman infected with coronavirus served lunch at local elementary school

https://mainichi.jp/english/articles/20200224/p2a/00m/0na/007000c?fbclid=IwAR06gEqsTI5FpK8CB_mLpoJJjl9hZKk-SWF388c9oZi-UqUe6hHabSlNHso

05/02 – Coronavirus: Ten passengers on cruise ship test positive for virus

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-51381594

3/2 – Japan screening cruise ship for coronavirus

https://www3.nhk.or.jp/nhkworld/en/news/20200204_03/?fbclid=IwAR0UC3M3QCb2sRX9Lr9Al9p72jUL9nMX37hrHcba0HvNTPhvj0Sl7mrw0fo

01/02 Japanese gov’t official looking after returnees from Wuhan found dead

https://english.kyodonews.net/news/2020/02/60b20ec3d693-japanese-govt-official-looking-after-returnees-from-wuhan-found-dead.html

31/1 – Japanese Institute Succeeds in Isolating Wuhan Coronavirus

https://www.nippon.com/en/news/yjj2020013101568/japanese-institute-succeeds-in-isolating-wuhan-coronavirus.html?fbclid=IwAR3Xx18yiOm95Q75Hru498gFDPlbvSnZPA4Iqsra8L8VAANguGTaoX1U3A0

28/1 – report first cases of coronavirus in people who hadn’t travelled to China

The first cases of human-to-human transmission of the coronavirus outside of China have been announced.

https://www.sbs.com.au/news/germany-japan-report-first-cases-of-coronavirus-in-people-who-hadn-t-travelled-to-china

24/1 – Tainted pork in pig feed may have caused swine fever in Okinawa, panel says

https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2020/01/24/national/tainted-pork-swine-fever-okinawa/?fbclid=IwAR2UH6ftVXnyzCUqx9HTI9g4uQMzNgooSvOj6Oga-8ktkluKzSNAlaeSJps#.XlPxx25FzSE

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